By Robin Anne Reid
Works of technology fiction and myth more and more discover gender concerns, function girls as significant characters, and are written through girls writers. This e-book examines women's contributions to technological know-how fiction and fable throughout more than a few media and genres, resembling fiction, nonfiction, movie, tv, artwork, comics, picture novels, and track. the 1st quantity deals survey essays on significant subject matters, corresponding to sexual identities, fandom, women's writing teams, and feminist spirituality; the second one presents alphabetically prepared entries on extra particular topics, equivalent to Hindu mythology, Toni Morrison, magical realism, and Margaret Atwood. Entries are written through professional individuals and cite works for extra studying, and the set closes with a specific, basic bibliography.
Students and normal readers love technology fiction and myth. And technological know-how fiction and fable works more and more discover gender matters, characteristic ladies as significant characters, and are written by means of ladies writers. Older works display attitudes towards girls in instances earlier, whereas newer works grapple with modern social concerns. This booklet is helping scholars use technology fiction and myth to appreciate the contributions of girls writers, the illustration of girls within the media, and the studies of ladies in society.